The Amsterdam Museum has opened an entire new department: Amsterdam DNA. This exhibition will take you on a three-dimensional 45-minute journey through our capital’s history. The versatile story of the city is presented in seven intriguing films, which we created. Above you can see the second film: Revolt Against King and Church.
In close cooperation with the curators, we developed seven scripts of about two minutes each, which shed light on the most important elements from more than 1000 years of Amsterdam history. Typical core values of Amsterdam were used as the theme for the films: entrepreneurship, freethinking, creativity and citizenship.
Visual material was collected based on the scripts. International collections were used in addition to the collection of the Amsterdam Museum, which has resulted in a selection of international renown. When visual material was not available or suitable, we had to develop the content ourselves.
The challenge was to bring the masterpieces to life without affecting their identity, or rather, their soul. We chose to add an extra dimension by making the images three-dimensional. Another dimension, sound, was added to make the whole even more appealing. Lifelike sounds and soundtracks that fit the spirit of the age add luster to the scenes.
Next to the seven films we also produced a trailer and a video-wall of approximately seven by three meters, in which past en present blend.
Client: Amsterdam Museum (amsterdammuseum.nl)
Direction: Martijn Hogenkamp
Production: Marcel Vrieswijk
Motion Design: Sander van Dijk
Lead 3D: Tim van der Wiel
3D: Noam Briner, Chris Rudz, Hans Willem Gijzel, Richard Lundström
Music: Lennert Busch
Sound Design: Mauricio d'Orey
Thanks to: Harold van Velsen
Client: Bianca Schrauwen, Joost van de Weerd, Norbert Middelkoop, Laura van Hasselt
Men in Black is a true story as told by soldier and writer Colby Buzzell about his experience in Iraq.
This project is a six minute portion of the feature length documentary 'Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience'. The film recieved an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary, up against ‘Sicko’ by Micheal Moore, as well as recieving two Emmys.
PRODUCTION: THE DOCUMENTARY GROUP ('Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience')
DIRECTOR: RICHARD ROBBINS ('Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience')
PRODUCTION STUDIO: EDGEWORX ('Men in Black')
ANIMATION STUDIO: NAVE INC ('Men in Black')
PRODUCER: HUNTER LEE SOIK ('Men in Black')
DIRECTOR OF ANIMATION: EVAN PARSONS ('Men in Black') thisisnave.com
ILLUSTRATION: CHRISTOPHER KOELLE